Learn beginning quilter skills while making these Seasonal Samplers.
Each “quiltini” (little quilt) features one or more quilting techniques that confident beginners or intermediate sewers can add to their skillsets. At the end of this series, you’ll be ready to conquer more advanced projects AND you’ll have a year’s worth of wall hangings that can be interchanged on the quilted “frame”.
Learn about this project and why Sampler Quilts make great beginner projects.
Learn quick cutting and sewing methods for isosceles and scalene triangles. You’ll also discover how paper piecing can be used to make crisp star points.
Learn about setting triangles.
Learn 2 methods for making multiple triangles. Then learn how paper piecing can be used in place of templates.
Learn about how to set your block on point. Then you’ll add the maple leaves.
Learn about quick corners.
Learn about assembling your quiltini.
Learn different appliqué methods.
Learn about the Dresden pattern.
Learn some tricks for making appliquéd stems and leaves.
Learn about miters and y-seams.
Learn how to make a traditional Log Cabin block.
Learn another method for making Log Cabin blocks.
Learn a trick when using large pieces of fusible applique.